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Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik is facing a probe by the NIA and the ED after his sermons on his Peace TV were cited as a reason by Bangladesh for an attack in Dhaka in 2016, which left 22 people dead. (File Photo) The...

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Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia critical, not able to walk on her own: BNP leader

Bangladesh’s former PM Khaleda Zia is lodged at a 200-year-old prison in Dhaka for the last four months. Bangladesh’s imprisoned former prime minister Khaleda Zia is critically ill and not able to ...

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Khaleda Zia critically ill, not able to walk on her own, says Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader

Dhaka: Bangladesh's imprisoned former prime minister Khaleda Zia is critically ill and not able to walk on her own, a senior leader of the main opposition BNP has said. The 72-year-old three-time f...

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Quantico row: Writer Sharbari Ahmed says she’s being trolled and targeted because she is Muslim

(Editor's note: Sharbari Ahmed, a former writer for Quantico, was ruthlessly trolled on Twitter following the backlash around the finale episode, which showcased Indian nationalists plotting an att...

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Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup: Bangladesh team showered with cash rewards from cricket board after ti...

Dhaka: Bangladesh showered its women cricketers with cash rewards on Tuesday for their upset triumph over India in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament. The women's team defeated six-times champions In...

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Prominent Bangladeshi writer and publisher Shahzahan Bachchu shot dead

A prominent Bangladeshi writer and publisher was dragged out of a shop and shot dead by unidentified attackers in central Bangladesh, ending a lull in the killings of secular bloggers and activists...

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Dhaka ( ; formerly spelled as Dacca) is the capital of Bangladesh. It is a megacity and one of the major cities of South Asia.